Monday, November 5, 2007

Musharraf plays his last ace

By Syed Saleem Shahzad
Asia Times

"With the panache of a poker player, Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf has flung his ace on the table, silencing the judiciary and extending indefinitely his term as head of state and chief of the army. The opposition has some cards up its sleeve, though, while the US will want a massive crackdown on militancy in return for condoning the card trick. At stake is nothing less than the region's "war on terror"......"

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